Lot 565

AN ART NOUVEAU SILVER MOUNTED AMBER WALKING CANE AND ANOTHER (2)

Early 20th Century

Estimate: £250 - £350
Hammer price: £200
Bidding ended. Lot has been sold.

The first with pommel handle and rosewood shaft, 92cm high; the second with a French carved ivory parasol handle,  late 19th century and later adapted, 90cm high (2)

Condition report: 

The amber example in good condition, with some rubbing, minor scuffs, wear and tarnishing commensurate with age and use. 

Minor wear to the ferrule. 

The ivory example carved as a wild rose, twisting up the handle. Slightly discoloured and dirt to the grain. 

Some small chips and losses to the details and edges of the carving, notably to the larger flower head’s petals.

 Later cane shaft  with various small scuffs, wear and dirt to the cane shaft and wear to the ferrule. 

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